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Department of Agriculture sponsors 12th annual poster contest

LINCOLN – Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach today announced the beginning of the 12th annual NDA Agriculture Week in Nebraska Poster Contest. The contest is open to all Nebraska youth currently in first through sixth grades. Th...


Spelling out success

Six students prevailed as finalists at the Leyton Spelling Bee held on Thursday in the Gurley site gym. Each of the six are eligible to compete in the Cheyenne County Spelling Bee at West Elementary School in Sidney on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 12:45... Full story


Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War – Part I

The year 1990 marked the 100th anniversary of the massacre at Wounded Knee. That 100th anniversary heralded the first Big Foot Memorial Ride made by descendants of the people of the Sioux Nation who...


Death Notice - Bonnie Sutton

Bonnie Sutton, 87 of Sidney, died late Thursday evening, Jan. 8, 2015 at the Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. You can view the online obituary and share condolences... Full story


Court Brief 01-09-15

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County District Court on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, before the Honorable Derek Weimer: Aaron Timmons, age 28 formerly of Sidney, appeared for a status on a charge of Theft. A class III felony. Status hearing... Full story


Community Calendar 01-09-15

Ongoing Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great Topics and food. Call Leslie @ 250-1113 if questions. Friday, Jan. 9 The Pairs-N-Half-Pairs Square Dance Club will have an After... Full story


2015 Dry Edible Bean Day set for Jan. 13 at Gering

The 2015 Nebraska Dry Edible Bean Day will feature advice for producers, news about health benefits, updates on research and reports from the state commission and U.S. Dry Bean Council. Dry Edible Bean Day is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan.13, at the... Full story


Humor can help keep us level-headed

Did you hear the story about the small boy swallowed who some coins and was taken to a hospital? When his grandmother telephoned to ask how he was, a nurse said, “No change yet.” Or did you hear about the two silk worms who had a race? They ended...


Good Old Days 01-09-15

Compiled By The Sidney Sun-Telegraph Staff These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50...


Sidney wrestlers capture title at Western Trails event

HEMINGFORD – With the help of three individual champions in Michael Muggli (145), Derek Robb (138) and Kaden Vowers (106), the Sidney Red Raiders won the Western Trails Conference wrestling meet by...



TEAM SCORES 1. Sidney 260.5, 2. Bayard 206.0, 3. Mitchell 203.0, 4. Bridgeport 171.0, 5. Gordon/Rushville 159.0, 6. Hemingford 96.0, 7. Morrill 90.0, 8. Kimball 43.0, 9. Banner County 2.0 INDIVIDUAL...


Lady Raiders rally to down Kimball

KIMBALL – With less than 20 seconds to go in the third quarter at Kimball on Thursday night, the Sidney High girls' basketball team found themselves with the biggest deficit either squad had faced...


Sidney cruises to 60-20 victory

KIMBALL – With games coming up on consecutive nights against a pair of district rivals, it would have been easy for the Sidney High boys’ basketball team to look past the Kimball Longhorns. But Sidney emerged from the visitors locker room with a...


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